Important American Furniture, Paintings, Folk Art and Decorative Arts – January 22, 2013 Auction Results

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Lot 101

Painted and Decorated Blanket Chest Initialed "ER"

Schoharie County, New York, 1820-1830
H. 19 in.; W. 46 in.; D. 19 _ in.

Flowers and vase central motif with leaf and scroll decorated border. Base comprised of a molded plinth. Flowers and vase central motif with leaf and scroll decorated border.

Literature: A nearly identical example with feet illustrated in ChristieÕs, New York, January 2012, lot 217. The present example was designed without feet. Condition: This chest was designed without feet.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Condition: This chest was designed without feet. Retains original paint and decoration with some losses of paint appropriate for use. The top has wear typical of age.

Price Realized: $2,480